Two finger amulet

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 1.8 x 0.7 cm (2 3/16 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.780

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This two finger amulet has details of finger joints incised on the front. The back is flat. The end is square. It is made of deep blue glass.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way